The registration link here is now for the 2020/2021 year. This membership is also valid for the Dec/19 - Mar/20 Pool Sessions.

Membership runs from April 1st  to March 31st. Regular adult membership is $60 annually. There are special rates for students, families,  and first time members in conjuction with course registration. Details can be found on the registration form. Annual membership includes membership in Whitewater Ontario.

We welcome Open Canoers to the club too. There are a number of open canoeist club members and there are regular scheduled OC slots for paddling at the Pumphouse (see our calendar).

Even if you are a member of another local paddling club, we recommend you become a member of ORR to take advantage of, and to support, the Pumphouse facility, or you may elect to pay the $5 day-use fee. The latter can be done by putting money in the pay-box that it is at the take-out stairs near the clubhouse.

Benefits of membership include the following:

  • Access to user community bulletin board, which enables participation in river trips
  • Regular newsletters & updates
  • Access to boat storage at the pumphouse.(additional annual fee per boat stored)
  • Opportunity to meet others who love the outdoors!
  • Paddling at a fantastic facility in the heart of the city
  • Formal and informal coached/instructed paddling opportunities
  • Access to club boats and equipment
  • Paddling at our winter pool sessions
  • Membership in Whitewater Ontario

If you would like to become a member of the Ottawa River Runners Whitewater Club Inc., please register on-line by clicking here. This link will re-direct you to Zone4, our on-line registration service company. Note that due to the admininistrative overhead, we are no longer accepting manual paper-based registrations. Please contact the club if you are unable to register on-line.

Note that private/group lessons, coached Open Sessions, and Youth Programs all require additional fees beyond the club membership.

The ORR puts substantial financial and volunteer resources into maintaining the Pumphouse/Tailrace course. We have a policy that all individuals or companies running courses at the facility, and charging for those courses, remits 10% of their course revenues to the ORR. In addition, it is recommended that course instructors be club members.


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